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Mitt Romney implicated in perjury and stock fraud, made millions in process (This is their scandal?)
Current TV ^ | October 24, 2012

Posted on 10/24/2012 8:14:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Mitt Romney has been implicated in a complex case involving perjury, stock manipulation, and possibly consumer fraud.

Mitt Romney lied in the divorce proceedings of his wealthy friend, Tom Stemberg, founder of Staples, according to a story by radaronline.com. At least that is what Stemberg's former wife, Maureen, says. She is a MS patient who says her husband was so vindictive he even cut off her health insurance. Unfortunately the records for this case have been sealed, and participants are unable to discuss them. Other forces are in motion to lift the gag order.

It is a matter of public record that Mitt Romney went on the stand claiming that Staples as a business was "overvalued." He also specifically said:

I didn't place a great deal of credibility in the forecast of the company's future.

Because of Romney's testimony the court valued the corporation at a paltry percentage of its actual worth, and Maureen Stemberg was granted a tiny settlement.

Meanwhile, weeks after the divorce was finalized, Mitt Romney and his buddy Tom Stemberg sold their shares of Staples to Goldman Sachs and made millions in the process.

This is a case in a long line of cases that show a side of Mitt Romney's business ethics that he does not want the American people to know about.


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KEYWORDS: algoretv; gloriaallred; romney; scandal; staples
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"Maureen Stemberg was granted a tiny settlement."

FIVE MILLION DOLLARS and a luxury apartment are a tiny settlement? Hahahahaha!

1 posted on 10/24/2012 8:14:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Current TV? Isn’t that where Al Gore went after his rape accusations?


2 posted on 10/24/2012 8:17:40 PM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Current TV. Isn’t this that moron, Algore’s, freak show?


3 posted on 10/24/2012 8:17:55 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Big Bird, Binders, Horses and Bayonets! Sorry, that is all we have to offer! - the DNC)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Current TV = Al Gore TV


4 posted on 10/24/2012 8:18:58 PM PDT by TBBT
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama sleeps through an ambassador getting raped and murdered and then jets off to a fund raiser with rappers,and the libs throw a TWENTY FIVE YEAR OLD divorce case at us?????????


5 posted on 10/24/2012 8:19:20 PM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OH MY GOD, this is 1000% times worst than the killing of a simple American Ambassador and 3 other Americans in Libya, quick all a Seante investigation into this matter——sarc!


6 posted on 10/24/2012 8:19:39 PM PDT by Trueblackman (I would rather lose on Conservative principles than vote for a RINO candidate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

AlGore in cahoots with Gloria?


7 posted on 10/24/2012 8:21:02 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Why not eliminate the middle man and have whoever feeds Obama his lines debate Romney directly?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A bogus claim from a 25 year old case. This woman tried the same stunt when Mitt ran 4 years ago.


8 posted on 10/24/2012 8:21:02 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I was just thinking that maybe we witnessed a Mexican standoff. Trump backed them down with Obama divorce papers with Mooch stating that she couldn't live with "BAthhouse BArry" anymore. The exchange was that Aldrich(sp) would back down and put out a ridiculous cover story and he would, too.

Now, will Trump release the works?

9 posted on 10/24/2012 8:21:14 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mitt Romney lied in the divorce proceedings of his wealthy friend, Tom Stemberg, founder of Staples, according to a story by radaronline.com. At least that is what Stemberg's former wife, Maureen, says.

BWHAHAHAHAHA...Weasel words.

10 posted on 10/24/2012 8:24:21 PM PDT by Troublemaker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How does one (Romney, in this case) “make millions in the process” of giving a deposition in the divorce of two other people? The article is journalistic malpractice. Or would have been considered such back in the day of journalism....


11 posted on 10/24/2012 8:24:30 PM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Current TV? How much longer will they be in existence?


12 posted on 10/24/2012 8:24:33 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I got a feeling, if this lady gets this unsealed, she is a kook that only wants to drag Romney through the mud.


13 posted on 10/24/2012 8:25:20 PM PDT by dila813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a joke. Everyone knows that the stock value would be assessed by a disinterested witness.


14 posted on 10/24/2012 8:26:35 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

If Trump really had bathhouse Barry documentation then he wouldn’t have backed down for anything. What could there possibly be on Mitt that would cause Trump to back down if he had proof of Obama’s gay life?


15 posted on 10/24/2012 8:27:04 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Kevin in California

“Current TV? How much longer will they be in existence?”

Until we all die from gorebull warming.


16 posted on 10/24/2012 8:27:28 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Tonight's Lineup on Current TV: “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer”, "Joy Behar: Say Anything!" and "The War Room with Jennifer Granholm"

Current TV = The AlGore Network

Case closed!

17 posted on 10/24/2012 8:28:47 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who implicated Mitt in perjury? I thought the case was ‘sealed’.
18 posted on 10/24/2012 8:28:50 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: dila813

Romney’s lawyer says he sees no reason to keep it sealed.


19 posted on 10/24/2012 8:29:25 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Kevin in California

This story got more exposure to human eyes on last night’s FR thread than on Al’s barely breathing channel.


20 posted on 10/24/2012 8:30:32 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

I don’t think he will release anything now. He moved himself back stage so that the Benghazi emails could be in the spotlight. It was the right thing to do out of respect for the four lives lost.


21 posted on 10/24/2012 8:31:28 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Desperate people do desperate things. If the former Mrs. Stemberg blew through her settlement and is now feeling the pinch, I wonder how much she's getting paid to do this?

This is old news that has come up every time she has engaged lawyers to get more money. Old, old pitiful accusations.

The Dems are truly shameful.

22 posted on 10/24/2012 8:31:57 PM PDT by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
At least that is what Stemberg's former wife, Maureen, says.

the records for this case have been sealed, and participants are unable to discuss them.

Okay, so which is it? Is she unable to discuss it and if so why is she?

23 posted on 10/24/2012 8:32:26 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Perdogg

yea, I am sure nothing is there, but this lady is a kook, she is going to try her damndest to bring him into the mud.


24 posted on 10/24/2012 8:34:12 PM PDT by dila813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, this does it!

I have no other course, but to vote for Obama!

These leftists are such douche bags.

25 posted on 10/24/2012 8:34:42 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Aria
If Trump really had bathhouse Barry documentation then he wouldn’t have backed down for anything. What could there possibly be on Mitt that would cause Trump to back down if he had proof of Obama’s gay life?

Not necessarily. If All Red's charges are shown to be trivial and the press does not run with them, then there is no need to go nuclear on Obama and risk generating a backlash.

26 posted on 10/24/2012 8:34:42 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Just mythoughts

Isn’t it fascinating this woman, apparently a virulent hater of Mitt and Ann Romney (who btw also has MS), thinks Romney committed perjury. Yet with all her lawyers and money in this case, the judge obviously didn’t think Romney committed perjury.

I hate liberals and their bs. At some point long after this divorce, I gather the husband no longer was responsible for his rich ex wife’s healthcare. So?

They also like to say Romney testified, and then “weeks after the divorce case ended” the husband made a lot of money on his stock. Sounds like Romney testified then cashed in a week later, but I think the divorce went on for years. Years later they took the company public.

Just stupid.


27 posted on 10/24/2012 8:35:09 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Current TV is a disgrace. Most people who are on it are certifiable. I accidentally clicked it on a few times, and the programs were outside the realm of normalcy and sanity. Sure hate to think that there are a few people who actually watch this and believe the programming to be honest and true.


28 posted on 10/24/2012 8:35:17 PM PDT by Swede Girl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ummm. Wouldn’t a lesser valuation lead to MORE shares of stock being included in a divorce settlement.

Then again, when to idiot liberals ever pass Math 101?


29 posted on 10/24/2012 8:37:49 PM PDT by NYRepublican72
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To: Aria

If (and it’s a big if) Trump has anything, it’s almost certainly related to the documents he challenged Obama to release, not a divorce filing.

More likely, Trump is trying just to make himself useful by applying his own penchant for attention-whoring to overshadow Allred’s similar, but less-well-honed vanity.


30 posted on 10/24/2012 8:38:59 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: lwoodham

Yes, that is Algor.

He’s still chasing ManBearPig together with PedoBear, I think.


31 posted on 10/24/2012 8:41:46 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: The_Reader_David

Trump had nothing, it was just an offer to donate 5 million to a charity if Obama gave up all his papers.

Obama has used more than that just to hide his BC. Stupid idiot Trump stunt.


32 posted on 10/24/2012 8:46:04 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s just something about Obama in trouble leading to sealed divorce records being made public....

Now just where the heck have I heard that one before???


33 posted on 10/24/2012 8:46:50 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: MWestMom
Staples was a private company in 1985. Mrs. Stemberg got half. She sold her half before Staples went public. She is mad at the courts for not allowing her a do-over:)

And... she wants TV to air a movie about her life. Perhaps Gloria will also be in the movie.

34 posted on 10/24/2012 8:47:46 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Trump made his announcement before debate three, contributing to O’Zero’s unease that night as he wondered what out of his past had gotten loose. Doing the $5 million dollar offer was a great business move. It will have the Libs wondering what is there that he won’t take the money for charity.


35 posted on 10/24/2012 8:49:11 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: kevao

Heard that during the trial he stated that the Staples stock was over priced or overvalued or something in order to deny the ex any money from it and then when it went public............surprise, it was more valuable than stated. What a shocker huh? According to the dems, I guess she’s lucky that he didn’t cause her to get cancer and die. What a bunch of losers, liars and thieves.

Saw Mitt in Reno today. Great crowd. Some code pinkos on the way in worrying about him not providing mamograms or something. They were ignored by everybody.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


36 posted on 10/24/2012 8:50:32 PM PDT by rktman
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http://bostonherald.com/news/us_politics/view/20221024attorney_backs_unsealing_of_romney_testimony_in_pals_87_divorce/srvc=home&position=7

The Boston Globe is joining hands with its parent comoany the NYT to seek the delicious nuggets Ms. Allred promises is in the sealed records.

That’s why we read the Herald.


37 posted on 10/24/2012 8:51:18 PM PDT by bitt (These Commies are making it impossible to stick to my self-imposed moratorium on foul language)
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To: bitt

the woman's a nut.

She obviously thinks she looks regal like Obama when she does the chin in the air thing.

38 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:03 PM PDT by bitt (These Commies are making it impossible to stick to my self-imposed moratorium on foul language)
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Yes I agree, I just read Bob Krumm about how polls are analized and frankly I'm stunned! AND thrilled!! This guy hits it right out of the ball park!! NO WONDER OBUMBLER is desperate...HE IS LOSING ROYALLY!!
39 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:31 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: bitt

I bet you they are actually hoping the judge would rule against it.


40 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:44 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Vince Ferrer

I suppose you’re right - why risk a backlash at this point...hmmm


41 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:57 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mitt Romney lied in the divorce proceedings of his wealthy friend, Tom Stemberg ... At least that is what Stemberg's former wife, Maureen, says.

Yawn. He-said, she-said. Hey, anyone can claim just about anything. If there wasn't some points of contention there would not have been a divorce, court proceedings, etc. I'd be more suspicious if people came out of any court case, any divorce, and weren't angry and bitter and claiming the other side lied.

42 posted on 10/24/2012 8:54:23 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Swede Girl

Makes MSNBC look like Huntley-Brinckley.


43 posted on 10/24/2012 8:54:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another Dan Rather special report..........


44 posted on 10/24/2012 8:55:46 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: The_Reader_David

This is one bitter hateful divorcee - no wonder the husband moved on.


45 posted on 10/24/2012 8:56:40 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The lawyer has a blood sucking leech for a client and the client has a blood sucking leech for a lawyer.


46 posted on 10/24/2012 8:59:25 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: Trueblackman

“OH MY GOD, this is 1000% times worst than the killing of a simple American Ambassador and 3 other Americans in Libya, quick all a Seante investigation into this matter——sarc!”

The Old Media will certainly deem it more newsworthy than Libya. It’s biggest value to the dems and the Old Media will be pushing Libya out of the news cycle.


47 posted on 10/24/2012 9:09:00 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: TornadoAlley3
Excellent summary. Isn't it the same people wanting to do her movie that did an autobiographical movie of yet another fascinating creature (sarcasm), Roman (Yes, I'm a pedophile) Polanski?

And wouldn't Ms. Allred just be twinkling and prancing if she got a part in Stemberg’s movie?

What a lot of vermin they are.

48 posted on 10/24/2012 9:11:53 PM PDT by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if freepers think Current TV is lefty...and it is

they should try:

LINK TV and FSTV....Free Speech TV

both on DISH

we are talking Mother Jones lefties...red diaper babies...Vanessa Regrave...Van Jones

far far left

David Corn is a Bircher to these nuts

I watch them to entertain myself

this is what the FARC watches...Sendero TV


49 posted on 10/24/2012 9:14:03 PM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in...ya'll?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unfortunately, there are a lot of divorced women in this country who will only listen to the victimhood of the the ex-wife. Their bitter hearts will go out to her.


50 posted on 10/24/2012 9:14:17 PM PDT by Melian ("Where will wants not, a way opens.")
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